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Spending a Day in Elora

Erin Schwartz, August 3 2021

When exploring Southern-Ontario, there’s no better place to visit than the small township of Elora. Located in the Wellington County, in Southern Ontario, the town is a beautiful location to visit on a day trip when passing through the area or to spend a weekend relaxing and exploring. It is well known for its 19th-century limestone architecture an...

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Norway

Erin Schwartz, July 27 2021

Whether you are going on a vacation or are just curious about what the world has to offer, look no further than Norway. This beautiful Nordic country in Northern Europe holds a sunning array of activities, culture, and experiences that you do not want to miss out on. Check out our top 10 reasons to visit Norway.

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Touring Halifax

Erin Schwartz, July 20 2021

Halifax is a picturesque, vibrant city packed with rich culture, fascinating history, amazing food, and beautiful waterfronts. With so much to see, learn and do, your time in Halifax will be anything but boring. Here are the top 10 things to do when staying in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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A Road Trip from Saskatchewan to California

Erin Schwartz, July 13 2021

Backpacker College had the chance inquire with Jarod, an avid, young traveler, about a road trip that he took from Saskatchewan to California some years ago. He shares with us his journey and some of the interesting sights that he stopped to see along the way. The trip started from a small Saskatchewan city as he drove for almost 10 hours on the fi...

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A Journey to Costa Rica

Erin Schwartz, July 6 2021

Backpacker College had the opportunity to interview one of our very own employees about their journey to Costa Rica! After a few connecting flights and a three-hour road trip Jack and his family arrived at a house just outside the Manuel Antonio National Park in Costa Rica. They were able to get this incredible accommodation through VRBO, a partner...

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Top 5 Dessert Spots in Waterloo, Ontario

Erin Schwartz, June 29 2021

When traveling to Waterloo or just looking for a something interesting to do with your friends on a day out, look no further than our top 5 picks for the best desserts in the area. We have chosen five different desserts and where you can find an incomparable experience with each! All of the locations provide you with a fun, vibrant experience with...

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Growing the Biz

Erin Schwartz, June 22 2021

Backpacker College had the opportunity to sit down with traveller and business woman, Bre, to tell her story on packing up her life and hitting the road to promote her and her husband's business! Bre has always been a big traveler, seeing 20 different countries! She grew up travelling with her family, often being pulled from school for weeks at a t...

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Active Travel

Erin Schwartz, June 4 2021

Backpacker College had the chance to connect with active traveller Cat and discuss some of her best adventures. From hiking the Great Wall of China to swimming with humpback whales on the Ningaloo, Cat has travelled to 15 different countries and has made an effort to plan mainly active adventure holidays.

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What to do in Montreal

Erin Murray, April 14 2021

Check our Backpacker College's top 8 things to do in Montreal! 1. Enjoy the mountains without leaving the city, Mount Royal is a small mountain that boasts of beautiful views of the city, great walks, cross-country skiing, and just enjoying the scenery. 2. From February to end of April enjoy the sugar shacks and get a taste of tradition with homema...

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Group Travel

Erin Murray, March 29 2021

Backpacker College had the opportunity to sit down on Zoom with cousins Ally and Brit as they recounted their journey to Indonesia and Vietnam! Ally and Brit have travelled fairly actively growing up but when they realized as students they have limited time off they knew they wanted to go on an adventure. After doing some research they stumbled u...

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